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SNP calls for major post-'No' powers

Fri, 2014-10-10 08:42
The Scottish government has called for full control over fiscal and tax policy to be devolved from Westminster, in the wake of the vote against independence.

VIDEO: Gold star for Old Kids on The Block

Fri, 2014-10-10 08:34
New Kids on The Block, the boy band that was formed in 1984, received the 2,530th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Nude 'Snapchat images' put online

Fri, 2014-10-10 08:25
Explicit images believed to have been sent through Snapchat are reportedly put online, but the firm says its servers were not breached.

Safety changes after Bianchi crash

Fri, 2014-10-10 08:08
The FIA is looking at steps to ensure drivers slow down more than they currently do following Jules Bianchi's crash on Sunday.

Family fears over missing Syria girl

Fri, 2014-10-10 08:04
The family of a missing 15-year-old who is thought to have travelled to Syria fear they may never see her again.

VIDEO: On the IS front line with Iraqi army

Fri, 2014-10-10 08:00
BBC World Affairs Editor John Simpson travelled with the Iraqi army to the front line with Islamic State outside Baghdad.

VIDEO: Missing teen 'radicalised online'

Fri, 2014-10-10 08:00
The aunt of a missing 15-year-old from Bristol, who is thought to have travelled to Syria, has said she believes her niece was radicalised online.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-10-10 07:57
What makes mice feel sexy, and other nuggets

UKIP leader defends HIV remarks

Fri, 2014-10-10 07:52
Nigel Farage defends comments suggesting immigrants who are HIV-positive should not be allowed to come to the UK.

Robinson to avoid NI talks 'circus'

Fri, 2014-10-10 07:48
DUP leader Peter Robinson says he will not attend the opening of next week's talks aimed at breaking the deadlock at Stormont.

Farage: UKIP could hold key to power

Fri, 2014-10-10 07:32
Nigel Farage says UKIP could hold the balance of power in Parliament next year after gaining its first elected MP.

Drunken hovercraft pilot jailed

Fri, 2014-10-10 07:15
A hovercraft pilot who transported passengers across the Solent while nearly three times the drink-drive limit is jailed for eight months.

Tanzania arrests for 'witch' deaths

Fri, 2014-10-10 06:48
The Tanzanian authorities charge 23 villagers with murder after seven people accused of witchcraft were burned alive on Monday.

Football fans jailed for Putin chant

Fri, 2014-10-10 06:46
A court in Minsk jails eight Ukrainian football fans after they sang an insulting song about Russian President Vladimir Putin at a match.

Week in pictures: 4-10 October 2014

Fri, 2014-10-10 06:29
Best news photos from around the world

UN peacekeeper killed in CAR ambush

Fri, 2014-10-10 06:26
A UN soldier becomes the first peacekeeper to die in the Central African Republic (CAR) after a convoy was ambushed on the outskirts of the capital Bangui.

Baby death dog was illegal pit bull

Fri, 2014-10-10 05:29
The dog that killed a six-month-old girl in Northamptonshire was an illegal American pit bull, say police.

How is Ebola being treated?

Fri, 2014-10-10 05:25
Guide to outbreak treatment centres

VIDEO: Flash floods sweep through Genoa

Fri, 2014-10-10 05:10
At least one person has died after floods swept the Italian city of Genoa

Tablets 'replacing TVs' for children

Fri, 2014-10-10 05:04
Tablets appear to be replacing televisions in children's bedrooms, statistics from communications regulator Ofcom suggest.

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